Ginger, Could it be the Universal Medicine?

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'Ginger, zingiber officinale, is thought to be perhaps the most used plant in the history of mankind.  The Sanskrit name for ginger is “vishwa bhesaj,” which means universal medicine.  Best known for treating indigestion and nausea, ginger can also act as a decongestant, and can help with poor circulation, arthritis and other cold weather imbalances

The History of Ginger

For over 4000 years, ginger has been used throughout the world as a culinary spice, specifically in India, China, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam.  By the ninth century, ginger reached Rome and its use spread quickly to other areas in Europe.  It was popular in England as a spice used alongside salt and pepper.'

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